Joseph Lavitt Opines on Malicious Prosecution Claim against Manatt Firm

The Daily Journal, May 10, 2010 by Kari Hamanaka (requires registration; go to G:\Law School in the News\News Clips for article)

“At this stage, the decision is detrimental, but not decisive with respect to Manatt’s reputation because the suit has not has not reached its conclusion,” said Joseph Lavitt, a law professor…. “Manatt may never be found liable for malicious prosecution because there are other elements to be considered, including the element of malice. If Manatt is found to have acted maliciously that would constitute, in my view, a substantial blow to its professional reputation.”